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Abstract

Post-irradiation examinations on mixed carbide, nitride and carbonitride fuels irradiated in the fast flux reactor Rapsodie and the Dounreay fast reactor (DFR) were carried out during the seventies and early eighties. In this report, emphasis is placed on the fission gas release, cladding carburization and head-end gaseous oxidation process of these fuels, in particular, of mixed carbides.

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Authors: COQUERELLE M, JRC Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Technical Committee Meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Moscow (RU), 1-4 October 1996
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 41196 ORA
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